Senior IA - NYC - Hearst Digital Media

21 Jul 2008 - 10:04am
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S Rummler
2008

Senior Information Architect
Hearst Digital Media
New York, NY, USA
Full-time, contract position.
Contract length: Open
Job description
Hearst Digital Media is seeking senior information architects and
interaction designers for contract assignments on several consumer-facing
content destination sites in the lifestyle category.
Responsibilities
* Gather requirements to determine target audience and objectives;
analyze user needs
* Develop detailed wireframes that incorporate the technical, editorial, and
usability aspects of web design projects
* Translate business requirements into intuitive interface solutions
* Participate in user research/usability testing (as needed or
appropriate)
* Collaborate with business analysts, design team and project managers as
well as editorial staff to define new projects
Job qualifications
* A portfolio of URLs, user process flows, site maps and wireframes
* Proficient in interpreting usability data, common site metrics and
statistical analysis skills
* Knowledge of user experience best practices and user-centered design
methods
* Ability to ask appropriate questions and communicate effectively and
persuasively to convey solutions to a broad range of stakeholders: editors,
designers, developers, etc.
* Strong attention to detail, excellent analytical skills
* Solid proficiency in a variety of design and prototyping tools such as Visio,
Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator
* Excellent written, oral and diagrammatic communication skills
* Understanding of the capabilities and limitations of HTML, XML, CSS,
JavaScript, Ajax,
Flash
* Bachelor's Degree or higher in Human Computer Interaction, Design or
related field.
How to apply
Please send resumes or inquiries to srummler at hearst.com

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